Just what is ‘yacht rock,’ you ask? Perhaps the easiest description is music that would not sound out of place being played while carousing aboard a yacht back in the good old days. But these songs were also some of the top pop gems of the 1970s and '80s.
Yacht rock seemed to have become extinct by the early twenty-first century … until a comedic video series, simply titled Yacht Rock, went viral and introduced captain’s hats and blazers to a whole new generation - as well as the emergence of a popular cover band, the Yacht Rock Revue, and of course, Jimmy Fallon’s on-air admiration of all things yacht rock.
Now, yacht rock is one of the most celebrated ‘yesteryear’ styles of pop music and The Yacht Rock Book leaves no stone unturned. featuring interviews with John Oates, Kenny Loggins, and Don Felder. and a Foreward from Fred Armisen!